3 results for tag: beans


Bourbon

Without inspiration, and already a day past the deadline, I'm having to force myself to sit at the computer and write my column. Slowly, it starts to hit me that without a really good idea, this could very well be my Jan Brady column. You know what I mean, uncelebrated and slightly neglected, kind of like warm beer and potato chips. “This cannot be,” I say to myself. “I need to think about something that I genuinely love." Suddenly, a single word pops into my head. “Bourbon.” Redemption.The recipes this week are from a bourbon pairing class that I taught with Larry Bernard back in February. If you only try one recipe, make the Bacon-Bourbon ...

Mexican Fiesta! from Everyday Gourmet

Recently, a group of our friends came over to help Vince and me test some new recipes. Local photographer, John Wollwerth, joined us and took these great photos! Thank you to our models Mark and Audra Alexander, Mike and Kim Clark, Steve Danko and Vince Covington.  And, a special thank you to Sue Merrill for the beautiful flowers! Raspberry Margarita Salt your glass by rubbing a slice of fresh lime around the rim and then dipping the glass in coarse salt. For added flair, serve individual margaritas with a slice of lime on the side. 1 (12-ounce) package frozen raspberries, thawed 3 (6-ounce) cans frozen limeade concentrate, thawed 12 ounces ...

Rainy Day Soup and a Movie

It's a rainy spring morning and my husband is out of town. What a perfect day to whip up a pot of soup and watch an old Bette Davis movie! No way am I leaving the house to make a grocery store run. There's some leftover London broil and cooked wild rice in the fridge --- and I'm thinking red wine for depth of flavor. Looks like there's a nice pinot noir in the wine rack. Now to see what I can find in the pantry. . . beef broth, kidney beans, black beans and canned tomatoes. . . so far, so good. Pooh! I don't have an onion but I found some dried minced onion – perfect substitution! Before I get started let me browse the internet for recipe ...